Felicia Hoeniger is an attorney in the firm's Business Section and a member of the Tax Group, where she provides legal services on a full range of state tax matters, including issues on personal and corporate income taxes, sales and use taxes, excise taxes, and gift and estate taxes. She has experience in matters that include preliminary tax planning, audit defense, and postaudit administrative and judicial appeals. Ms. Hoeniger also counsels clients on state tax credits and the Freedom of Information Act as it relates to state treatment of confidential tax return information.
Prior to joining Robinson & Cole, Ms. Hoeniger served as the director of the Legal Division at the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services, where she supervised the work of fifteen attorneys, advised the department and taxpayers on Connecticut tax matters and administrative law, prepared legislative positions, and formulated regulations and departmental rulings. In that capacity, Ms. Hoeniger interacted frequently with the tax officials of other states and national organizations, such as the Multistate Tax Commission and the Federation of Tax Administrators, on tax policy. Prior to becoming director of the Legal Division, Ms. Hoeniger was the litigation tax attorney for the Department of Revenue Services, responsible for the processing of tax appeals brought by taxpayers to the Connecticut courts. Ms. Hoeniger is a sought-after speaker and has addressed numerous state and local tax groups, such as the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, the Northeastern States Tax Officials Association, and the Connecticut Society of CPAs.
Ms. Hoeniger was a summer intern with the Honorable T. F. Gilroy Daly at the U.S. Federal District Court in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
|—||J.D., magna cum laude, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University|
|—||B.A., Bates College, Political Science|
|—||Connecticut Bar Association Tax Section, 2010 to present, Chair, Corporation Business Tax Subcommittee|
|—||Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives, 2012 to present, Department/State Editor|
|—||Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Tax Law for 2014 (Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC)|
|—||Connecticut Law Tribune, 2010, recognized in Women in the Law: High Achievers yearbook|